GREATER WARD A.M.E. CHURCH Historical Marker

  GREATER WARD AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (WARD CHAPEL, A.M.E. CHURCH UNTIL 1972; THEN GREATER WARD CHAPEL A.M.E. CHURCH, 1972-2007) IS THE OLDEST CONGREGATION OF ITS KIND IN THE ACRES HOMES COMMUNITY, LOCATED TEN MILES NORTH OF DOWNTOWN HOUSTON. WARD CHAPEL A.M.E. CHURCH WAS ORGANIZED IN FEBRUARY 1913 AND NAMED IN HONOR OF BISHOP THOMAS…

We are Still in Slavery!

Previously I sat and listened to a message that made plenty of sense about what is mainly happening in the Black communities. However, you will never understand unless you know your History! You have to know the history of the police and the root of where it began and then you will understand why things…

Jesse Williams: Artist Revolution – The Call To Action

“I’ma keep running. Cause a winner don’t quit on themselves.” Beyoncé – “FREEDOM” It’s been a week since Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams took stage at the 2016 BET Awards to accept the Humanitarian Award for his social activism. Williams delivered a stirring speech that brought the audience to its feet and America to task…

Jaye Valentine & Black Music Month

LA MARQUE, TX – June has been set aside as Black Music Month, and even President Barack Obama stated, “African-American music exemplifies the creative spirit at the heart of American identity and is among the most innovative and powerful art the world has ever known.” He further mentioned that African American music, “accompanies us in…

As July approaches we are eagerly preparing for our next luncheon. Please take a moment to view the invitation to the July Business Luncheon and Sponsorship Package. (Click on the hyperlink above to download form) (Click here to RSVP by E-Mail) July Monthly Business Networking Luncheon Date: Thursday, July 7, 2016 Time:  11:00 a.m. –…

Mississippi State NAACP Statement on the Cleveland, Miss. Schools Desegregation Order

The Mississippi State Conference NAACP believes that the recent federal decision to desegregate schools in Cleveland, Miss. is a crucial step in the right direction towards providing quality education for all children. Fifty-one years after Bolivar County parents filed a lawsuit challenging the segregated school system in the county, African American students in the district…